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In Franklin, Plymouth State partnership latest tool to address teacher shortage
11-03-2023 4:26 PM

By MICHAELA TOWFIGHI

Long after the school day ends, class is still in session on Thursday nights in Franklin Middle School as teachers trade their lesson plans for a seat in a graduate course led by Plymouth State University.Last spring, a pilot version of the...

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Proposed changes to public school standards come under heavy criticism
04-07-2024 1:33 PM

By JEREMY MARGOLIS

Concord resident Elizabeth Corell credits the special education services provided through the state’s public education system with shepherding her son through high school and launching him toward college and ultimately a job at Southern New Hampshire...


Dresden becomes first New Hampshire school district to adopt gun storage resolution
04-03-2024 11:09 AM

By CHRISTINA DOLAN

HANOVER — The Dresden School District, which includes Hanover High School, has become the first in New Hampshire to adopt a secure firearm storage resolution.The decision commits the district to sharing information and encouraging conversations about...


Dartmouth graduate student union stages walkout as bargaining talks falter
03-28-2024 12:28 PM

By FRANCES MIZE

In February, unionized graduate student-workers at Dartmouth decided that if they continued to feel that the college was stalling on contract negotiations, they’d walk off the job.They weren’t bluffing.On Wednesday at noon, more than 150 graduate...


NHTI president Patrick Tompkins focused on increasing workforce offerings
02-21-2024 5:49 PM

By CATHERINE McLAUGHLIN

In his first year at the helm, NHTI President Patrick Tompkins focused on learning everything he could about the school.One thing especially stuck out: “Concord loves this college. I’ve never been in a community that loves its college as much as...


‘Concerned citizens’ group petitions for school board to rescind middle school vote
02-20-2024 5:14 PM

By MICHAELA TOWFIGHI

Jeff Wells wants the Concord School Board to go back to the drawing board on their $176 million plans to build a new middle school on the city’s east side. And he’s not alone.Along with a dozen other residents known as Concerned Citizens for...


Six-year-old from Concord testifies against bill that would prohibit SEL classes
02-05-2024 6:01 PM

By SRUTHI GOPALAKRISHNAN

Cordelia Dubois, a first grader at Abbot-Downing School in Concord, was unhappy when her mother told her some of the social and emotional learning classes that she enjoys might be coming to an end.So she took center stage at a hearing for House Bill...


Bow students explore cultures at high school World Fair
02-02-2024 4:21 PM

By SRUTHI GOPALAKRISHNAN

The rhythmic sounds of music from different countries blended with the aroma of French pastries and homemade beef empanadas at Bow High School, transforming the school’s halls into a global street festival of sorts.Among a colorful display of national...


Educators continue to fight against divisive concepts law
01-16-2024 5:14 PM

By SRUTHI GOPALAKRISHNAN

In the continuing fight against the “divisive concepts” law restricting how New Hampshire educators discuss topics such as race, gender identity and sexual orientation in classrooms, was back before a federal judge on Tuesday.The plaintiffs were...


Despite approval of new middle school location, Concord residents still questioning the cost
01-16-2024 8:49 AM

By MICHAELA TOWFIGHI

Lying awake in the middle of the night, Chris O’Connor felt physically sick. He had one number he couldn’t get out of his mind: $176 million – the approved cost of a new middle school in Concord.In December, the Concord School Board voted to build a...


Education Secretary highlights impacts of public service loan forgiveness in New Hampshire
01-10-2024 11:15 AM

By SRUTHI GOPALAKRISHNAN

Federal college loan forgiveness is an effective tool to reward workers who choose public service professions that are struggling to hire qualified candidates, U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona.“We need to make sure that we’re making the...


House subcommittee formed to address state education funding 
01-09-2024 5:19 PM

By MICHAELA TOWFIGHI

The state’s education funding formula will be the focus of a select group of lawmakers this session hoping to make it more equitable and pass constitutional muster.The bipartisan group, comprised of members of the House committees on education and...


New FAFSA will make more students eligible for aid in NH
01-03-2024 3:11 PM

By MICHAELA TOWFIGHI

Several changes to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid will make more students eligible to receive financial assistance this year. The new FAFSA, which was released on Dec. 31, is a simplified version with 36 questions, instead of 108 which...


With a lack of state funding for education, local property taxpayers bear the brunt of costs 
12-06-2023 5:16 PM

By MICHAELA TOWFIGHI

The Allenstown school district spends five times more than the amount the state of New Hampshire gives to pay for an adequate education.This lopsided equation relies heavily on local taxpayers to make up the difference to pay for everything from...


Educators give low marks to rule changes
11-14-2023 6:17 PM

By KELLY BURCH

In the wake of a report highly critical of proposed statewide educational reforms in the works for two years, local educators sat down for the first time this week with members of the task force overseeing the revisions.When pressed for details on the...


University System of New Hampshire freezes in-state tuition for sixth consecutive year  
11-14-2023 3:56 PM

By MICHAELA TOWFIGHI

For the sixth year in a row, the University System of New Hampshire will freeze undergraduate tuition for in-state students.Since the 2019-2020 school year, tuition rates at the University of New Hampshire, Keene State College and Plymouth State...


Education secretary hears of transportation, housing issues in Claremont visit
11-08-2023 6:27 PM

By PATRICK ADRIAN

CLAREMONT — In a roundtable discussion with the nation’s education chief, community college students in the Upper Valley said that access to housing and transportation are critically needed to maximize enrollment in rural education programs.U.S....


“Who needs the signs when you have your own voice” –  Ramaswamy invites student to join him inside town hall event 
10-13-2023 5:31 PM

By MICHAELA TOWFIGHI

Under Gabriel Reynolds’ bed in his dorm at New England College, three white signs with black Sharpie letters are tucked away.One reads, “to take away our 26th amendment, you’ll have to take away our 2nd.” Another says, “no forever war in Mexico.” And...


Day Three: Distrust and lack of transparency cloud discussions about the benefits of competency-based learning, educators say
10-05-2023 5:28 PM

By KELLY BURCH

There’s no tongue in Fred Bramante’s cheek when he calls himself the father of the competency-based learning movement.“I want to destabilize the 20th-century system,” he said. “I want to disrupt it. That has been my goal since 2003 when we first...


Day 2: Unevenly applied, competency-based learning has achieved mixed results in NH
10-04-2023 5:53 PM

By KELLY BURCH

In the Epping school district, students learn with other children who are at the same learning level as them, even if those students are in another grade. A kindergartner who is an avid reader might go to a second-grade classroom for reading...


Opinion: Welcome back, New Hampshire educators
09-01-2023 7:00 AM

By MEGAN TUTTLE

Megan Tuttle is president of NEA-New Hampshire. While for most people the fall signals the beginning of the final months of the year, for educators it signals the beginning of a new year.Seniors who graduated in the spring might be college-bound or...

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